- The list below includes 161 free or cheap things to do in or near Oxnard, California, including 93 different types of inexpensive activities like Specialty Museums, Beaches, Kayaking and Movie Theaters.
- From Channel Islands Harbor to Mandalay Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Oxnard and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ventura, Malibu, Moorpark and Ojai.
Beautiful Oxnard State Beach & Park is perenially popular with kite enthusiasts, picnickers, joggers and power walkers. The park includes volleyball courts, barbeque stations and an area for skateboarding. The covered pavillion must be reserved in advance.
46% 28 votes
off Highway 101 via Harbor Boulevard, Oxnard, CA 93036 MoreLess Info
McGrath State Beach is a two-mile beach that is often used by surfers and anglers who often stay in the campground. The beach is also used by thousands of migratory birds because of its location along the Santa Cruz River.
Offering professional guided kayaking tours of the Channel Islands National Park, Blue Ocean Kayaking provides gear and instructions for navigating the Island Of Anacapa cove and natural sea caves. Dolphins, whales, and sea lions can be observed during the tour.
Marine art is the focus of the Channel Islands Maritime Museum in Oxnard, California. The museum has an extensive collection of American marine art. It is also home to several huge model exhibits and is a must-visit attraction for model designers and hobbyists.
78% 106 votes
4151 South Victoria Avenue, Oxnard, CA 93035 MoreLess Info
The sportfishing community has been served by the Channel Islands Sportfishing Center for over 45 years. The business provides quick and easy access to popular fishing grounds along with live bait, free parking, and fully stocked tackle shop.